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    Antidote In Ancient Greece healers used to keep snakes they’d let them live beneath the beds of the sick because they believed that snakes represented change, renewal and healing Now in Greek the word for poison is ‘φαρμάκι’ but the word for medicine is ‘φάρμακο’ like pharmacy because inside...
    Amber Lights The boys at school and I disappeared between classes passed tobacco between our hands like water at the well smoke signals provided translation between multi-coloured kids wagging in a vacant lot We met there between family and school felt most at home in the no-man's land where...
    May Your Pen Grace The Page May your pen grace the page at the same pace as your brain may your grey matter from now on no longer be grey may you mean every word that you say and may writing your lines be the way that you pray Get up step up never let up get your setup set up get recording...
    1000 Bodies Every woman has 1000 bodies all encyclopaedic layerings a milky way of silent orbits & galaxies pumice stone lungs sedimentary thighs granite ribcages you refract light in a major key I'm still learning how to catch the tune I stumble through until full moon where you wait...
    When The Dust Settles When the dust settles and we take off our masks and helmets remove our gloves and armour kneel in the dirt drinking water from calloused hands When we bury our burdens beneath the ashes of last night's battle burn closed our wounds and strap our heavy shoulders when we...
    Athena Αθηνά the goddess my ancestors once worshipped still sits perched upon the columns of the Acropolis make no mistake The circling bird that would sit on Socrates’ shoulder whisper into the ear of Pythagoras and who wiped the tears from my great, great, great, great, grandmother’s face  ...
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